HBO's hit series Game of Thrones might contain some real-life lessons about family, but at the end of the day it’s still a fantasy show – for most of us. However, the show apparently is startlingly realistic for at least one artist out there.
Namely, rapper Snoop Dogg, who seems to believe that the dragon-infested world of GoT is real ... or at least was real. When a reporter for the New York Post asked him about being a fan of the series, Snoop replied: “I watch it for historic reasons, to try to understand what this world was based on before I got here.”
Of course, this world -- a.k.a., Earth -- and the Game of Thrones world of Westeros are a little different. Needless to say, one actually is real and the other is based on a series of fantasy books.
Snoop continued to explain how he learns from the hit show, saying: “I like to know how we got from there, to here, and the similarities between then and now.”
If you're wondering "what similarities?" -- the Post reporter posed the same question to Snoop. The answer, according to him, is pretty simple: "Kings still rule."
Well, can't argue with that. But hopefully by now, someone has informed the rapper that dragons aren’t real either – and just for good measure, neither are zombies.
However, just for fun: If Snoop were a real-life character in the real-life world of GoT, he’d probably be a member of the ruthless Lannister clan. For the show’s recent Catch The Throne mixtape, Snoop recorded a song called “Lannister’s Anthem."
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